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Second Annual Georgia Force Youth Camp

The Georgia Force is thrilled to announce that the date for the second annual youth football camp has been set for Friday, June 8th beginning at 8 a.m. at The Arena at Gwinnett Center. All youth between the ages of 6 and 13 are invited to attend the camp and learn the fundamentals of football from current Force players. Registration will begin at 8 a.m., with camp promptly kicking off at 9 a.m. A catered lunch by Papa John’s will be served at 11 a.m., followed by an autograph session with the Force players at 12 p.m. Attendees should wear athletic gear fit for Astro Turf.

The cost of the camp is $40 per camper until Wednesday, June 6th. The price will be $50 the day of the camp. Cost includes a youth t-shirt, a ticket to the June 9th Georgia Force versus Jacksonville Sharks game at The Arena at Gwinnett Center, a post-camp meal provided by Papa John’s, and the post-camp autograph session. To register online, please visit http://www.georgiaforce.com/fans-kids/football-camp/.

WHAT: Second Annual Georgia Force Youth Football Camp

WHEN: Friday, June 8th from 8 a.m. until 12 p.m.

WHERE: The Arena at Gwinnett Center
6400 Sugarloaf Parkway
Duluth, GA 30097

COST: $40 Until June 6th, 2012
$50 Day of Camp

For additional information, please contact Brad Graham by calling 404.966.3180 or emailing bgraham@georgiaforce.com.

Force To Hold Final Open Try Outs on February 18th in Suwanee

The Force will hold the final open try out for the 2012 season on Saturday, February 18th beginning at 9 a.m. at the Silverbacks Sports Center in Suwanee, Georgia. The try outs will be held rain or shine. Kickers will not be evaluated at this try out.

Head Coach Dean Cokinos, along with his staff, will conduct the workout and evaluate the players.

‚ÄúThis is our final opportunity to evaluate potential candidates in an open forum,” stated Cokinos. “We are hopeful that we will find some additional talent.”

Tryouts will consist of 40-yard dash, short shuttle, individual drills, and one-on-ones. The cost of the tryout is $80. Pre-registration cost is $65. Payments must be cash only on the day of the try-outs. All pre-registration forms along with payment should be mailed to the address below. Pre-registration forms are now available on http://www.georgiaforce.com. The last day to pre-register is Wednesday, February 15th, 2012 at 5 p.m. Prospective players may email playerpersonnel@georgiaforce.com, or for additional information contact Brad Graham by calling 404.966.3180.

WHAT: Final Georgia Force Prospective Player Try Outs for the 2012 Arena Football Season

WHEN: Saturday, February 18th at 9 a.m.

WHERE: Silverbacks Sports Center
4285 Brogdon Exchange
Suwanee, GA 30024

Please send any game film and player bios to playerpersonnel@georgiaforce.com or by mail to the address below:
ATTN: Player Personnel
3120 Medlock Bridge Rd.
Building E Suite 260
Norcross, GA 30071

Open Try Outs January 28th at the Atlanta Silverbacks Facility

This past Saturday, hopeful football players came out to the Atlanta Silverbacks facility for their shot at earning a spot on the 2012 Georgia Force roster. The temperate, sunny day was the perfect environment for potentials to demonstrate their talent for Head Coach Dean Cokinos. The hopeful players completed a 40-yard dash, short shuttles, individual drills, and one-on-ones.

To see more pictures from try outs, please check out our Facebook album here.

MLK Day of Service at the Georgia Lions Lighthouse Foundation

In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the Georgia Force crew volunteered at the Georgia Lions Lighthouse Foundation today. Football players, cheerleaders, and the front office staff sorted through all sorts of glasses and prepped them for shipping to areas of need across the globe. The Georgia Lions Lighthouse Foundation is a non-profit organization that provides Georgians with vision and hearing services for the uninsured. To find out how you can get involved, please visit http://www.lionslighthouse.org/.

Happy MLK Day!

Do YOU have what it takes to be a Force football player?

…Then now is your chance to prove it! The Georgia Force will hold an open try out on Saturday, January 28th at 9 a.m. for the upcoming 2012 Arena Football League season at Silverbacks Sports Stadium in Atlanta.

Head Coach Dean Cokinos, along with his staff, will conduct the workout and evaluate the players. “From this open tryout, we will be looking to invite at least three players to our training camp starting in February,” said Cokinos. “It is a great opportunity for the players who will be in attendance. Hosting this workout in the Atlanta area should showcase some high level talent. The bottom line is that we are looking for tough, hard working, and talented players and this will be the first chance for potential candidates to showcase their abilities.”

Tryouts will consist of 40-yard dash, short shuttle, individual drills, and one-on-ones. The cost of the tryout is $80. Pre-registration cost is $65. Please mail all pre-registration forms along with payment to the address below. Pre-registration forms can be downloaded by visiting http://www.georgiaforce.com. The last day to pre-register is Wednesday, January 25th, 2012 at 5 p.m. Prospective players may email playerpersonnel@georgiaforce.com, or for additional information contact Brad Graham by calling 404.966.3180.

Additional Information:
– Kickers will not be evaluated at this try out
– Please do not call the Silverbacks for information
– Restrooms and a place to change will be provided
– Only cash will be accepted on the day of the try out
– No hotel arrangements will be provided
– Registration will begin at 9 a.m. sharp
– There is no full contact and therefore no need for shoulder pads
– Appropriate dress consists of workout clothes and shoes suited for grass (also bring tennis shoes)
– Tryout will be conducted rain or shine
– No refunds will be given for any reason

Address:
3200 Atlanta Silverbacks Way
Atlanta, GA 30340

Please send any game film and player bios to playerpersonnel@georgiaforce.com or by mail to the address below:

ATTN: Player Personnel
3120 Medlock Bridge Rd.
Building E Suite 260
Norcross, GA 30071